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January 14, 2014

After Bite on Tuesday announced an improvement in its formula, which now uses baking soda to alleviate and soothe bites and stings. The product — which provides relief from mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other common insects — will be available on retail shelves beginning February 2014.

LITTLETON, N.H. — After Bite on Tuesday announced an improvement in its formula, which now uses baking soda to alleviate and soothe bites and stings. The product — which provides relief from mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other common insects — will be available on retail shelves beginning February 2014. 

April 19, 2013

A veterinary group in Texas is urging pet owners to protect their cats and dogs from heartworms.

AUSTIN, Texas — A veterinary group in Texas is urging pet owners to protect their cats and dogs from heartworms.

The Texas Veterinary Medical Association is marking Heartworm Awareness Month in April, warning about the ease by which mosquitoes can transmit the illness to pets.

April 26, 2012

Universal Pest Solutions has introduced its latest Terminix AllClear mosquito solutions product.

DALLAS — Universal Pest Solutions has introduced its latest Terminix AllClear mosquito solutions product.

The Terminix AllClear mosquito mister lantern is designed to protect areas up to 300 sq. ft. by automatically misting Naturals, an all-natural concentrate of geraniol — a botanical extract of a lemongrass plant — known for its effective insect repelling power, the company said. The Naturals formula is nontoxic, free of synthetic chemicals and residues and also is safe for use around children, pets, food and the environment.

July 25, 2011

Retail sales of insecticides and other mosquito-related products are trending upward thanks to an unusually active mosquito season.


LITTLETON, N.H. — Retail sales of insecticides and other mosquito-related products are trending upward thanks to an unusually active mosquito season. A wet winter and spring, together with recent heavy flooding throughout much of the middle of the country has resulted in standing pools of water and ideal mosquito breeding conditions. This summer’s high mosquito population has been good news for companies like Tender Corp., the maker of AfterBite, a product that has shown increased sales over the past month.

 

May 18, 2011

An insect repellent brand has revamped its product line.

RACINE, Wis. — An insect repellent brand has revamped its product line.

Off! introduced its latest innovation, Off! Deep Woods Dry, which offers comfortable protection in heavily wooded areas. The brand also introduced Off! Botanicals towelettes and lotions, which are made with a plant-based repellent that protects against mosquitoes, black flies, gnats and no-see-ums. What's more, the Off! brand has redesigned its Off! Clip-On mosquito repellent, which now is 25% smaller.

May 10, 2011

A new line of mosquito-repelling candles is slated to make its nationwide debut.

BETHEL, Conn. — A new line of mosquito-repelling candles is slated to make its nationwide debut.

Bite-Lite said its candles feature a proprietary blend of essential oils that works by attacking the mosquito's sensors, which wards off the biting insects. Bite-Lite's candles will be available as luminaries, soy jars, soy tins and votives.

The company said that its new mosquito-repelling candle line will be presented at the National Hardware Show this week. Bite-Lite candles will be sold by retailers across the United States and on the Bite-Lite website.

May 11, 2010

Off! clip-on mosquito repellent is back to help keep pesky mosquitoes away this season....